WiSA awards and SAIC Sustainable Aquaculture Summit 2023

WiSA Awards 2023 In celebration of International Women’s Day, the 2023 WiSA awards gave recognition to individuals in Scottish aquaculture who have had a positive impact on the sector. After hundreds of nominations, the awards were given in the following categories: You can read more about the awards here. Sustainable Aquaculture Summit 2023 SAIC will

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International Women’s Day: Celebrating women in STEM

A video summary of the event has been prepared by Emma McDonald, PhD student at the IoA. You can watch the video here. The Institute of Aquaculture are pleased to announce our international women’s day event: ‘Celebrating woman in STEM’, which will be held in the Pathfoot Lecture Theatre on the 8th of March 2023.

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February EDI update

WiSA announces their 2023 mentoring programme Women in Scottish Aquaculture will launch their 2023 mentoring programme on 8th March 2023, and are now accepting applications from both potential mentors and mentees. The 9-month scheme, delivered by Skillfluence, will match some of the most established industry leaders (both female and male) with women in the sector

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MASTS Annual Science Meeting: Diversity & Inclusivity in Aquaculture Workshop

On the 10th of November the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) held their Annual Science Meeting, where a workshop on Diversity and Inclusivity in Aquaculture was held. The workshop, organised by Dr Ingrid Kelling from Heriot-Watt University, was attended by representatives from the academic, industry and policy spheres of the Scottish

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Stirling High School Outreach Event at the IoA

In conjunction with the Institute of Aquaculture’s annual PhD conference, academics and PhD students of the Institute invited students from Stirling and Clackmannanshire high schools to visit the University of Stirling and learn about the research done by the IoA’s PhD students. The visiting students came from Dunblane High School, Queen Victoria School (Dunblane), McLaren

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International Student Barometer

The University of Stirling has opened an International Student Barometer. The results will be used to find out where the University is doing well and where improvements can be made to ensure that international students have the best possible experience while studying here. The University is committed to continuous work to understand and improve the

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October EDI updates: Inclusive Curriculum Working Group, Black History Month and Student Assistance Funds

Inclusive Curriculum Working Group As part of the University of Stirling’s Equality Outcomes for 2021 – 2025, an Inclusive Curriculum Working Group has been set up to ensure that the outcomes are supported through inclusive curricula and pedagogy that challenge and seek to overcome systemic inequalities, including structural racism, gender inequity, mental ill health and

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MASTS ASM Workshop now open for registration: Improving Diversity & Inclusivity in Aquaculture

Organised by Ingrid Kelling (Heriot Watt University) and moderated with Women in Scottish Aquaculture (WiSA) and Marine Scotland: “Workforce diversity recognises and values the differences between people, and research shows that high diversity and good performance are interlinked: improving diversity and inclusion is good for society and the economy. Working to achieve greater equality in

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Women in Innovation Awards 2022/23

UK Research and Innovation and Innovate UK have announced a funding oppourtunity for women-led projects that “make a significant contribution to a pressing societal, environmental or economic challenge”. Individual 1-year grants are available for up to £50,000 for women in senior roles at UK micro, small, and medium enterprises, and includes mentorship, training and business

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